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Legrand Introduces CFL Lampholders

Energy efficiency and safety are top priorities


SYRACUSE, NY, July 9, 2013—Legrand, a leading provider of electrical wiring devices and home systems, today announced the availability of its Pass & Seymour® Compact Fluorescent Lampholders (CFL Lampholder).

The new Lampholders are Energy Star compliant, reduce energy use and meet the requirements of National Electrical Code Article 410.16, which require a completely enclosed or covered lamp within a closet space. They are available with or without a pull chain.

Pass & Seymour® CFL Lampholders are perfectly suited for enclosed commercial and residential applications like closets in offices, factories, hotels, restaurants, apartments and houses. The new product can also be used in attics and basements.

“The compact size and sturdy design of the new CFL Lampholders make this product easy to install and maintain. Its durability, energy efficiency and safety features make it an important product for use in environments that had proved challenging due to their confined space and position,” said Bill Timmons, marketing manager of residential products for Legrand Electrical Wiring Systems.

Both the wall switch and pull chain Pass & Seymour® CFL Lampholders are rated at 13W-120V/60Hz and from a third-party compliance perspective are cULus certified. The new CFL Lampholders are manufactured from high-impact-resistant thermoplastic and can be wall or ceiling mounted.

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About Legrand

Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of close to $5.8 billion in 2012. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, NuVo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.us